I stock coloring books for my daughter. They come in real handy the days she is stuck at home with nothing much to do and complains about being bored. So I am always on the hunt for good children’s coloring books.
If you are looking for easy coloring books, check out the list of simple coloring books for toddlers here.
Coloring Books For Girls and Boys
Check out these 21 coloring books for kids. They are highly recommended by parents and loved by kids.
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Here is a list of powerful coloring books for girls. Books on positive body image, creating a growth mindset, or super girls are perfect for young girls to realize their potential.
Super Girl Mindset
This coloring book is full of empowering phrases for young girls. Each page has an image and an empowering line.
The most important one is the power to choose – from friends to manners and everything in between.
With 70 pages to color along with 100 sticker activities – this book is full of growth mindset activities for your small girl.
An African American Coloring Book For Girls
This coloring book is for black and brown girls. It features 24 illustrations of black and brown girls with different hairstyles.
Each page contains a one-liner affirmative word. Along with coloring, there are also interesting activities, making this book ideal for girls till 12 years old.
Girls Are Amazing
An inspirational coloring book – reminding young girls what makes them amazing. Each picture highlights a positive trait – like determined, smart, adventurous, independent.
With 26 confident building illustrations, it is ideal for a girl in need of some motivation. The coloring level is best suited for 5 to 7 year olds.
Fashion Coloring Book For Girls
This one is a jumbo fashion coloring book. With simple and tasteful illustrations, this book features young girls in fashionable clothing doing activities.
The images are tasteful and do not concentrate on clothes alone. A fun book for 8 to 12-year-old fashionistas.
DC Super Hero Girls
If your child is a fan of Wonder Woman, Batgirl, Harley Quinn, Supergirl, Bumblebee, Katana, or Poison Ivy – this is the the perfect coloring book.
Join the Super-girls in their adventure as they join forces to save the world, and color all the way. The drawings are quite intricate, making this coloring book best suitable for middle graders.
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An African American Coloring Book For Boys
This book is an affirmative coloring book for African American boys. Included are 24 pages of illustrations featuring black and brown boys.
The positive affirmations about body image and other personal characters traits help build confidence in young boys.
Boys Are Amazing
Boys can be creative, friendly, charming, helpful, and much more. This coloring book reminds boys of their strengths and helps them be the best they can be.
With 26 character-building simple illustrations, this coloring book is best suitable for 5 to 7-year-olds.
Black Boy, Black Boy Coloring Book
This coloring book reminds the black boys that they can be whatever they want – a doctor, a judge, a president, and more.
The book showcases illustrations in different careers, reminding the boys of future possibilities. A book not only for black boys but for every child out there.
Coloring Books for Both Boys & Girls
Big Book of Outer Space
Color the fun rockets, satellites, stars, and moon. This book about outer space contains 200 pages of large illustrations.
The pictures are simple, making this suitable for 4-years-old and above.
Bug Book for Kids
If your child is fascinated by bugs, this coloring book would be a perfect fit.
With 50 detailed illustrations along with simple and fun facts, this book teaches kids while coloring. Suitable for 4 to 6 years.
Harry Potter Coloring Book
This coloring book is for Harry Potter fans. The illustrations are detailed and represent scenes from the movies. Around 90 pages of illustrations are perfect to keep the potter-heads occupied for longer.
The Night Before Christmas Coloring Book
The classic night before Christmas story comes alive with this coloring book. Each page has a verse with a related illustration in the next one. The illustrations are detailed and beautiful. This book is suitable for 8 to 12-year-olds.
Baby Shark Coloring Book
This one is a coloring and activity book with baby sharks. The illustrations are simple, making them suitable for even 4-year-olds.
A total of 40 pages to color baby shark in different scenes. If your child likes this book, you can also check out other baby shark books.
Wonders Of The World
This book features illustrations of glimpses of the world around- includes animals, hot air balloons, beaches, etc.
The pictures are interesting and artistic. Best suited for 8 to 12-year-olds.
Sports Cars Coloring Book
If your child loves sports cars, this coloring book is an ideal choice. BMW, Chevrolet, Dodge – every imaginable supercar is included in it.
With 45 illustrations of various models, your child would surely find the favorite ones amongst them.
Big Book of Fairy Tales
This one is a Jumbo coloring book of 200 pages of fairy characters. The artwork is fun appealing to 4 years old and above.
The drawings are simple, with no text in them. All the classic Disney fairy characters are covered, along with some lesser-known ones.
Space Coloring Book for Kids
If your 4-year-old is into the solar system, this coloring book is perfect. Let your child color the fun full-page drawings of planets, astronauts, spaceships, rockets, sun, moon.
The illustrations are very easy, making them suitable even for kids with a short attention span.
Playful Patterns Coloring Book
This book is therapeutic and full of mindful patterns. The varieties of patterns include quirky illustrations, whimsical animals, sublime waves and lines, and delightfully detailed mandalas.
A total of 30 illustrations are included. This book is suitable for 6 to 12-year-olds.
Together: A Mommy + Me Coloring Book
This one is a coloring book that parents and kids can sit together and color. Sit with your child and create magic.
Each side-by-side page has two versions of the same drawing. One is easy for your little one to color, while the detailed one is for the parent. 26 illustrations each for parents and kids are included.
Coloring Books For Kids Underwater World
Deep dive into an underwater adventure with this coloring book. Color the beautiful tropical fish, stunning seashells, or the mysterious treasure chest.
The illustrations are detailed. This bookThis book is suitable for kids aged 8 to 12-year-olds.
How to Draw
This book teaches kids how to draw. With easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions, it teaches kids the basics of drawing. Techniques about dark and light, perspective, 3D shapes, proportion, scale, etc are explained using a variety of projects.